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Name: Aneida Molina

Date: 5/14/15

Block: B2

Issue Analysis Sheet

Issue 1: Discrimination
Source 1 (Author, Website, Date Created, url): http://www.differencebetween.com/difference-betweendiscrimination-and-vs-racism/
Difficult Vocab:
1.
Prejudice
2.
Discrimination
3.
affinities

Predicted Meaning:
1.
not fair behavior
2.
different treatment
towards people
3.
alot

Actual Definition:
1.
Dislike hostility or
unjust behavior derived from
unfounded opinions.
2.
Treatment of
people based upon their
gender, race, community,
color of skin, facial features,
height, or even their voice is
referred as discrimination
3.
a spontaneous or
natural liking or sympathy for
someone or something:

How is the issue described in the source? It is described as the unjust treatment of different
categories of people or things.
According to the source, who is affected? How are they affected? All types of people and whatever
characteristic they have. Usually races that have stereotypes are more affected.
According to the source, how have people reacted to the issue?
It has hurt children and emotionally ask why they are being called out as different, even when those
children and families fit and dress like the white people they live around.
As described in this source, how is the issue connected to your life? The issue is connected to my life
because even though my school and town is diverse it is difficult not to run in a problem that a person
points out.

Source 2 (Author, Website, Date Created, url):


http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/11/06/i-taught-my-black-kids-that-their-eliteupbringing-would-protect-them-from-discrimination-i-was-wrong/
Difficult Vocab:
Predicted Meaning:
Actual Definition:
4. open doings
4. openly without
4.
blatant
5.
?
shame,
embodies
manifestations
6. ?
something
5.
bigotry
5. intolerance toward
6.
demeanor
those who hold different
opinions from oneself.
6. outward behavior or
bearing

How is the issue described in the source?


The issue is described through the experience of a 15 year old black teen who was basically raised as
a white person but then called a nigger.

According to the source, who is affected? How are they affected?


The whole family of five is affected because their elite upbringing would protect them from
discrimination
According to the source, how have people reacted to the issue?
This shows that white people sometimes take their position as an advantage and to threaten others.
The 15 year old is more cautious of their surroundings.
As described in this source, how is the issue connected to your life?
The issue is connected to my life because even though my race my seem dangerous to others theres
no need make assumptions or be alarmed. Cause not everyone in my race fit what people say.

Issue 2: Immigration

Source 1 (Author, Website, Date Created, url): http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/whatconsensus-immigration-looks


Difficult Vocab:
Predicted Meaning:
Actual Definition:
7.
pandering
4.
?
7.
gratify or indulge (in
immoral or distasteful desire,
8.
consensus
5.
a answer which
need, or habit or a person with
9.
bipartisan
brings two together
such a desire, etc.).
6.
?
8.
general agreement.
9.
of or involving the
agreement or cooperation of two
political parties that usually
oppose each other's policies.

How is the issue described in the source?


The issue is described as the U.S. and congress, senators, anyone in high power to come in
consensus with American people about immigration.
According to the source, who is affected? How are they affected?
The American people and most importantly the immigrants living in the United States.
According to the source, how have people reacted to the issue?
There have been protests.
As described in this source, how is the issue connected to your life?
It is connected to my life because I am in favor for helping only the good undocumented
people/families that work hard in the US.

Source 2 (Author, Website, Date Created, url): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/08/immigrationice_n_5951970.html?utm_hp_ref=immigration-reform


Difficult Vocab:
Predicted Meaning:
Actual Definition:
10.
fiscal
7.
?
10.
of or relating to
financial matters in general.
11.
belie
8.
?
11.
to show to be
12.
ICE
9.
deportation group
false; contradict

12.
U.S. Immigration
and Customs Enforcement
How is the issue described in the source?
immigration advocates believe ICE is getting out of control by deporting immigrants.
According to the source, who is affected? How are they affected?
Immigrants and their families. They are being affected cause they can be seperated from their family
just because they're an immigrant, even if the are bad or good because not all immigrants do drugs,
but they are here to work hard.
According to the source, how have people reacted to the issue?
States and localities across the country have begun to limit police cooperation with ICE, in part based on
concerns that people were being swept up by immigration enforcement even if they were never charged or
convicted of a crime.

As described in this source, how is the issue connected to your life?


This issue is connected to my life because innocent immigrants can be charged for not even doing a
crime and that is unconstitutional, when they are just here to work, like everyone else.